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problem with old cpp-project (win)

May 05 2010 | 11:20 am


i wrote a c++ external for max 4.6 a while ago… now i wanted to use it in max5, but with no success, no error message in the max-window nothing… just a light-red bakcgrounded object without any in- or outlets.

so i pulled out all the code to make an empty external just posting a string on init. compiled fine, but in max its just a light-red backgrounded object with no in- or outlets, no error in the max-window… compiling the external in debug-mode i get this error in max-window on external-init:
Error 87 loading external io.iocontrol

i hope somebody can help me with this, i uploaded the project (vs++ 2010 express) here:

it is an empty external with one function calling a using post("")…
thanks for any help!

May 05 2010 | 4:55 pm

I would try downloading the latest SDK version and then use the "collect" example project as a template. You could simply add your source file to it, rename it, and build. Hopefully that will get things on track…


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